Careers

Available Positions

The specialised services of Community Mentors provided by Liberty Disability Services ensures the NDIS participant can access the necessary supports to reach their goals, access the community, build capacity and sustain independence. As a Community Mentor you will provide support and assistance using friendly and transparent forms of communication to ensure qualitative services to participants and team members. You will provide in and out of home supports in a range of supports and activities, to allow the best possible outcomes can be achieved for people with a disability including children, young people and adults. Recognising each individual’s disabilities, abilities and personal circumstances, your overall supports will actively seek involvement in the following:

● Encourage community connection and independent living skills

● Provide practical support’s and encouragement to access the community, social groups and 1 to 1 opportunities outside of the participants home

● Provide practical assistance towards independent living skills within the home As a representative of Liberty Disability Services your primary focus is:

● Encourage each participant to build capacity and independence, allowing choice and control

● Allow freedom of expression for each participant that is free from judgement

● Motivate participants to seize every opportunity to pursue their goals

 

Prerequisites of role:

1. Nationally recognised police check

2. Current Victorian Driver’s License and a well maintained vehicle that meets current safety standards

3. Comprehensive Car Insurance

4. Current Working with children check

5. Mobile Phone in good working condition with internet and camera capabilities

6. Current First Aid & CPR Certificates

 

Key Selection Criteria:

Experience and skills to work competently alongside people, their families and in their

local community to build their capacity to participate in the community

Work with people and their families to identify and access opportunities social activities

Well-developed communication (both oral and written) skills with the capacity to

contribute to reports and correspondence in clear and concise language

Demonstrated ability to identify, measure and report on outcomes.

 

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

Communication: Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills, active listening, empathy, social awareness and emotional intelligence in all communications.

Written skills: Writes accurate, clear and informative contributions to reports and communications that meet the needs of their intended audience.

Client Focus: Follows through with commitments and demonstrates the ability to fully engage clients and provide a professional and ethical service at all times that promotes client choice and social and community inclusion.

Problem Solving: Assist with resolution of clients/families and colleagues problems. Solving problems of moderate difficulty using knowledge, judgement and work organisational skills acquired through qualifications and previous work experience or recognising the requirements to gain other assistance.

Community and interagency relations: Highly professional manner who works collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in formal and informal partnerships to achieve intended outcomes.

Professionalism and Time Management: Observes the Code of conduct, manages time and uses tools effectively to assist with planning and organising tasks.

Well-developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to liaise effectively with a wide range of customers and service providers.

The ability to work autonomously and cooperatively as a member of a team.

If you’re interested in joining the Liberty Community Mentor team please complete the linked job application form.

Expressions of Interest

A Recovery Coach support is designed to be able to maintain engagement through periods of

increased support needs due to the episodic nature of mental illness. Recovery coaches work

collaboratively with participants, families, carers and other services to identify, plan, design and

coordinate NDIS supports.

 

 

 

Recovery coaches will provide support to people with psychosocial disability to live a full and

contributing life. NDIS participants will be assisted to take more control of their lives and to better

manage complex challenges of day to day living.

● Through strong and respectful relationships and skilled coaching, people will be

supported to build capacity, including strengths and resilience.

● Recovery coaches will work collaboratively with participants, their families, carers and

supports to design, plan, implement and adjust a recovery plan.

● They will collaborate with the broader service system and will assist with the coordination

of NDIS and other supports.

 

Recovery coaches are different from support coordinators in that they bring specialist

knowledge and skills in psychosocial recovery, mental health and service navigation within the

mental health system.

Roles and responsibilities of recovery coaches include:

● Developing a recovery-enabling relationship

● Supporting participants’ engagement with the NDIS

● Coaching to increase recovery skills and personal capacity, including motivation, strengths,

resilience and decision-making

● Supporting participants with their recovery planning

Collaborating with the broader system of supports.

Prerequisites of the role:

Tertiary qualifications in peer work or mental health (minimum of Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work or

Certificate IV in Mental Health) or equivalent training; and/or a minimum two years of experience in mental health-related work.

Nationally recognised police check

Current Victorian Driver’s license and a well maintained vehicle that meets current safety standards

Comprehensive Car Insurance

Current Working with children check

Current Registered Vehicle

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

 

Communication: Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills, active listening, empathy, social awareness and emotional intelligence in all communications.

Written skills: Writes accurate, clear and informative reports and communications that meet the needs of their intended audience.

Client Focus: Follows through with commitments and demonstrates the ability to fully engage clients and provide a professional and ethical service at all times that promotes client choice and social and community inclusion.

Problem Solving: Assist with resolution of clients/families and colleagues problems. Solving problems of moderate to complex difficulty using knowledge, judgement and work organisational skills acquired through qualifications and previous work experience.

Community and inter-agency relations: Highly professional manner who works collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in formal and informal partnerships to achieve intended outcomes.

Professionalism and Time Management: Observes the Code of conduct, manages time and uses tools effectively to assist with planning and organising tasks.

Well-developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to liaise effectively with a wide range of customers and service providers.

The ability to work autonomously and cooperatively as a member of a team.

Competence in the use of the latest computer software programs and is able to enter, modify and extract data accurately, including the ability to track funding package expenditure.

Knowledge of the NDIS Act 2013, Disability Act 2006 and other relevant legislation.

Knowledge of the current trends in service delivery in the community sector, particularly the changing landscape of the disability sector.

Appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), current Victorian Working with Children Check, Disability Workers Exclusion Scheme and the right to work in Australia.

If you’re interested in becoming a Liberty Psychosocial Recovery Coach please complete the linked application form.

The role of the Program Administrator is to assist in a general capacity to allow an easier workplace for

all Liberty Disability Team members.

The overall supports to staff members will actively seek involvement in the following:

● Provide high-level administrative support

● Maintain timely and effective internal and external communications.

● On a rostered basis manage incoming and outgoing communication (telephone, electronic, hard copy and in person), ensuring it is responsive, welcoming and effective.

● Draft and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents.

● Research, collect and analyse data and other information to prepare reports and documents

● Maintain organisational systems and processes to ensure a smooth running and efficient office including maintaining electronic and manual files and keeping records up to date, secure and accessible

● Maintain and assist with a positive social media presence.

● Support the planning and execution of functions and events

Prerequisites of role:

Nationally recognised police check

Current Working with children check

Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme Clearance

Drivers Licence

Qualifications and Education Requirements

A general understanding of OH&S practices

Relevant work experience

Proficient use of IT systems and processes including Microsoft, Outlook, internet and email applications

Ability to work independently and autonomously

Highly developed interpersonal skills

Key Selection Criteria :

Experience and skills to work competently alongside staff members and clients entering the office area.

Well-developed communication (both oral and written) skills with the capacity to contribute to reports and correspondence in clear and concise language

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

Communication: Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills, active listening, empathy, social awareness and emotional intelligence in all communications.

Written skills: Writes accurate, clear and informative contributions to reports and communications that meet the needs of their intended audience.

Professionalism and Time Management: Observes the Code of conduct, manages time and uses tools effectively to assist with planning and organising tasks.

Well-developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to liaise effectively with a wide range of customers and service providers.

The ability to work autonomously and cooperatively as a member of a team.

Knowledge of the NDIS Act 2013, Disability Act 2006 and other relevant legislation.

Knowledge of the current trends in service delivery in the community sector, particularly the changing landscape of the disability sector.

Appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), current Victorian Working with Children Check and the right to work in Australia.

If you wish to join the Liberty Admin team please complete the linked job application form.

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Liberty Disability Services Allied Health team are passionate, motivated and growing fast! We have several career opportunities and are looking to fill our teams in several regions including Barwon, Eastern suburbs of Melbourne and Western Melbourne.

PSYCHOLOGISTS

What to expect as a member of our Allied health Team:

Regular Professional Development-individualised for your career development along with additional training to meet participant needs.

Registration Fees covered

NDIA training and support

The option to develop and lead you own group therapy

Leadership opportunities

Caseload Control- You manage your caseload, your diary and your capacity. We just support you. You can work within your field of interest.

Flexible working conditions, family orientated culture and dogs in our office!

No sales or business development (Unless you want to!)

Newly renovated rooms with the latest tools and resources including, swings, sensory games and toys, therapy specific-focused activities.

Employment Assistance Program

Perkbox and regular awards

Amazing end of year celebrations

Relocation assistance

We are looking for someone we can rely on, who is amazingly organised and is genuinely passionate about working with people with disability.

Liberty Disability Services has a strong focus on working for our participants and with our participants every step of their NDIS journey. We believe in freedom of choice and making sure our participants voice is heard. We also offer Telehealth services as we believe that living in a remote or rural area should not be a barrier to accessing healthcare.

We asked our participants… “What do you want in a therapist?” “someone who knows disability, who will listen to me, who will help me every step of the way, who genuinely cares”.

Applicants Criteria:

1.) Are qualified and registered with APHRA

2.) Understanding of/experience in the NDIS process, reports and funding is preferred, however not mandatory.

3.) Ability to listen to our participants and treat every person as an individual in order to be truly people centred.

4.) Have the ability to apply therapy and complete assessments independently.

5.) Have a genuine and caring approach to therapy.

6.) Are able to work with a diverse range of clients, including children and adults.

7.) Are willing to undergo the necessary compliance checks to work with vulnerable and young people including a working with children check and evidence of NDIS worker screener clearance or in the process of obtaining a clearance. (This check includes a police check)

8.) Must have a full drivers licence.

New Graduates with a passion to learn are welcome to apply.

Our flexible working model can allow for work/life/life balance and our amazing and supportive team believe they are the funniest people on earth.

If you think you can assist a person living with a disability to build capacity and improve independence, then apply now with your resume and cover letter.

Contact Tina at therapy@libertydisabilityservices.com.au, 0429 916 807 or hit the apply now button.

The specialised services of Support Coordination provided by Liberty Disability Services ensures the NDIS participant can access the necessary supports to reach their goals, access the community, build capacity and sustain independence. As a Support Coordinator you will provide guidance and assistance using multi-disciplinary and transparent forms of communication to ensure qualitative services to participants and team members. You will provide multiple levels of coordination of all aspects of the NDIS plan to allow best possible outcomes can be achieved for people with a disability including children, young people and adults. Recognising each individuals disabilities, abilities and personal circumstances, your overall supports will actively seek involvement in the following:

● Communicate, coordinate and maintain relationships with support providers necessary for the individual participant’s journey toward reaching goals.

● Encourage community connection and independent living skills

● Manage and utilize the funding provided in the participants NDIS plan according the NDIS Operational Guidelines in conjunction with the participants NDIS goals As a representative of Liberty Disability Services your primary focus is:

● Encourage each participant to build capacity and independence, allowing choice and control

● Allow freedom of expression for each participant that is free from judgement

Role requirements:

Tertiary Qualification/s in a relevant field and / or experience.

Relevant work experience

Highly experienced in the development and leading of others to achieve a desired outcome.

Ideally knowledge and understanding of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and experience in utilising a range of community based supports and methods to achieve client goals.

Effective management of complex situations/people and issue resolution with minimal support from management.

High standard and ability to articulate informative, factual and evidence based written reports Proficient use of IT systems and processes including Microsoft, Outlook, internet and email applications.

Ability to work independently and autonomously and set clear priorities for self and others Highly developed inter-personal skills that gain the cooperation of internal and external stakeholders Key Selection Criteria.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

Communication:

Demonstrates appropriate interpersonal skills, active listening, empathy, social awareness and emotional intelligence in all communications. Written skills: Writes accurate, clear and informative reports and communications that meet the needs of their intended audience.

Client Focus:

Follows through with commitments and demonstrates the ability to fully engage clients and provide a professional and ethical service at all times that promotes client choice and social and community inclusion.

Problem Solving:

Assist with resolution of clients/families and colleagues problems. Solving problems of moderate to complex difficulty using knowledge, judgement and work organisational skills acquired through qualifications and previous work experience.

Community and inter-agency relations:

Highly professional manner who works collaboratively with multiple stakeholders in formal and informal partnerships to achieve intended outcomes.

Professionalism and Time Management:

Observes the Code of conduct, manages time and uses tools effectively to assist with planning and organising tasks. Well-developed interpersonal skills with the capacity to liaise effectively with a wide range of customers and service providers. The ability to work autonomously and cooperatively as a member of a team. Competence in the use of the latest computer software programs and is able to enter, modify and extract data accurately, including the ability to track funding package expenditure.

Knowledge of the NDIS Act 2013, Disability Act 2006 and other relevant legislation. Knowledge of the current trends in service delivery in the community sector, particularly the changing landscape of the disability sector.

Appointment to this position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check, International Police Check (if applicable), current Victorian Working with Children Check and the right to work in Australia.

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